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Medal - His Majesty the King's Royal Australian Naval College, Australia, circa 1930 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20782

Summary:
Australia
Medal - Royal Australian Naval College His Majesty the King's c. 1920( AD)
Mint: Royal Mint, London
Other Details: This gilt bronze Royal Australian Naval College medal features a crowned portrait of King George V who reigned from 1910 until 1936, by the Melbourne-born artist Sir Edgar Bertram MacKennal.
Description:
A gilt bronze medal (44 mm. diameter) featuring a crowned bust of King George V
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 44 mm (Width), 3 mm (Length), 45 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: Width = Diameter

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Tagged with: education, naval forces
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931), HRH King George V (1865-1936), Royal Australian Naval College
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Military General Service
Tertiary Classification: education
Series: Australian Prize Medals
DateEra: circa 1930 AD
Obverse Description: Crowned bust of George V; around, GEORGIVS.V.D:G.BRITT.OMN.REX.ET.INDIAE.IMP.
Reverse Description: Around on broad rim, HIS MAJESTY THE KING'S MEDAL within, above a shield depicting the six States set against a background of olive and oak leaves ROYAL / AUSTRALIAN / NAVAL / COLLEGE
Edge Description: stamped SPECIMEN GILT SPECIMEN GILT
Inscriptions: Obverse: GEORGIVS.V.D:G.BRITT.OMN.REX.ET.INDIAE.IMP.
Reverse ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVAL COLLEGE HIS MAJESTY THE KING'S MEDAL
Edge: stamped SPECIMEN GILT SPECIMEN GILT
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Royal Australian Naval College, Australia
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal
Person Depicted: HM King George V

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